Love In Recovery. Image shows from L to R: Danno (Paul Kaye), Andy (Johnny Vegas), Julie (Sue Johnston), Simon (John Hannah), Fiona (Rebecca Front). Copyright: Lucky Giant.

Love In Recovery

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama about an AA group. 19 episodes (3 series), 2015 - 2019. Stars John Hannah, Rebecca Front, Sue Johnston, Paul Kaye and others.

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Series 3, Episode 3 - Cupboard

Andy is convinced that everyone's forgotten his birthday, just like every other year. Unbeknownst to him, however, Simon and Danno are hiding in the cupboard with a cake. But finding an appropriate time to burst out cheering proves difficult when Julie comes in with a dark secret she wants to reveal.

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Tuesday 15th January 2019
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


  1. Tuesday 22nd January 2019 at 7:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Tuesday 22nd January 2019 at 5:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Tuesday 22nd January 2019 at 10:00pm on Radio 4 Extra
  4. Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Hannah Simon
Rebecca Front Fiona
Sue Johnston Julie
Paul Kaye Danno
Johnny Vegas Andy
Guest cast
Zoe Buckney Penny
Susan Worsfield Fran
Writing team
Pete Jackson Writer
Production team
Ben Worsfield Producer